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Latitude: 53.2962 / 53°17'46"N
Longitude: -2.3655 / 2°21'55"W
OS Eastings: 375735
OS Northings: 377755
OS Grid: SJ757777
Mapcode National: GBR CZXB.N3
Mapcode Global: WH997.MDSX
Entry Name: Brae Cottage
Listing Date: 27 May 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387751
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475741
Location: Knutsford, Cheshire East, WA16
County: Cheshire East
Civil Parish: Knutsford
Built-Up Area: Knutsford
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Knutsford St Cross
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ77NE LEGH ROAD
792-1/2/72 (West side)
House. Dated 1898. By Paul Ogden. For Henry Royce. Brick with
stone dressings and some timberwork in later wing. Heavy
PLAN: irregular plan with central entrance flanked by
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Left-hand gabled wing contains
full-height canted bay window, with 2-light mullioned and
transomed windows in each face, and paired traceried windows
to conservatory alongside, contained under continuous swept
roof. Asymmetrical rear gable to this wing, with 6-light
mullioned window projecting as squared bay beyond the gable.
Central entrance in porch with round-arched doorway and flat
roof with balustrading. 4-light mullioned and transomed
full-height stair window in gable to right of doorway. Dated
with initials HR in cartouche in apex of gable, which is coped
with ball finials.
Brick and mock-timbered service wing off-set to right, a
somewhat later addition which originally formed a large wing,
which was largely demolished c1917. Axial stacks.
INTERIOR: large entrance hall with wall panelling and
plaster-panelled ceiling in a C17 style. Similar plasterwork
in other principal rooms, and 2 original fireplaces.
Listing NGR: SJ7573577755
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